Category Archives: food

Cycling, food and me 3

More tips for me from the nutritionist in helping me fine tune a healthy diet.  I think this is worth listing as it does focus a little more on what I actually need, as a kind of easily digestible aide … Continue reading

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Cycling, food and me 1

This is a mini-series coming up now – cycling, food and me.  You might have seen I recently went to a nutritionist where said I want to live for another 50 years – this would be taking me to well … Continue reading

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Going to a nutritionist

Earlier this week I enjoyed going to see a local nutritionist.  This was a ‘first’ for me and didn’t quite know what to expect.  Providing I follow up on the advice and recommendations, I believe it is money well spent. … Continue reading

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Short term goals list

Here’s a short term goal list.  I always find it useful to have something to aim for, otherwise I tend to drift nowhere.  Having the recent Coast to Coast in a Day has been helpful in motivating me and as … Continue reading

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Strangers with Coffee – review

I’d like you to meet Ivan and Susan Hewitt, the owners of the Strangers with Coffee speciality coffee shop in Wells, Somerset.  We came across this little gem when visiting Wells and to be honest, we were like a pair … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast getting close!

Incredible, scary, daunting and exciting to think the Coast to Coast in a Day is getting so close.  Here’s an update of where I’m at and I’m doing this as a kind of selfie pep-talk, helping to work out what … Continue reading

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Stocking up on Cherry Active

Here’s stocking up on Cherry Active, for Christmas!  Not that we are odd in our family, we have been known to give odd presents to each other for Christmas, birthdays etc.  Amongst my Christmas presents Rachel bought me a bottle … Continue reading

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Times when only a run will do

This might seem strange for a cycling blog but this morning I needed a run, instead of a bike ride.  I set off for my familiar 7.3 mile run, which is a favourite of mine.  It involves pavements, hills, muddy … Continue reading

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Are dates good for you?

As you’ll know I’m loving all these nakd healthy snack bars and working my way through all of the different varieties.   I enjoy these as good healthy “saddle bag snacks” as training for the Coast to Coast 2014 gets underway (that’s … Continue reading

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Rainy ride with a Trek bar stop

Here I am stopping for a quick snack: a Trek Peanut & Oat bar (more on this below).  Eagle eyed readers will know I’m booked in for the Coast to Coast In A Day challenge for 2014 and some of … Continue reading

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The Right Foods and Moves to Blast That Belly

It’s a pleasure to welcome Virginia Cunningham as a guest blogger and her article below: We all have different reasons to want to lose the extra weight we carry in our mid-sections. Some of us want to be healthier for … Continue reading

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Frank Bars

  We have just completed a review of these interesting snack bars, which included our super picky, dubious and questioning eldest teenage daughter.  We talk about the company, their range of flavours, whether they are excellent or absolute garbage and … Continue reading

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Cycling and muscle cramps

“Flippin’ heck this is bad news” I thought as yet again I got cramp in my right foot while I was cycling to work yesterday.  What made it even worse was my left foot followed a few seconds later in … Continue reading

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Review – nakd snack bars

Not far from my office is a health food shop and I often pop in to buy something at lunch time, possibly for our food cupboard at home or simply because I’m still hungry and fancy a snack to keep … Continue reading

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